Dec 2, 2015

Thai junta chief vows air safety overhaul after U.S. downgrade

Thailand’s junta chief vowed Wednesday to fix the kingdom’s airline industry after the United States downgraded the country’s air safety rating in an embarrassing blow to the tourist-reliant nation. The Federal Aviation Administration in a statement late Tuesday said Thailand’s civil aviation authority no ...

Nov 30, 2015

Thai army detain opposition leaders over park 'graft' visit

Two prominent Thai opposition leaders were detained by soldiers Monday as they tried to visit a public park at the center of a corruption scandal that has rocked the kingdom’s military. Thailand’s generals seized power last year partially justifying their takeover as a necessary ...

Nov 29, 2015

Thailand pivots closer to China with exercises


Chinese fighter jets thunder through blue skies above an air force base in northeast Thailand, a symbol of the blossoming military and political ties between the junta-run country and its authoritarian neighbor to the north. For two weeks, Thai and Chinese planes took part ...

Nov 24, 2015

Joint air drill by China, Thailand a sign of rising ties

Thailand’s military held an air show with China on Tuesday ahead of joint maneuvers in a sign of warming ties. Thailand said it was not distancing itself from the United States, which downgraded their military relationship following a 2014 coup. Five Thai and Chinese ...

Honda to build new test track in Thailand

Nov 9, 2015

Honda to build new test track in Thailand

Honda Motor Co.’s Bangkok-based center for automotive research and development for Asia and Oceania has announced it is building an all-new automobile test course in Prachinburi province in eastern Thailand. The announcement was made by Fumihiko Ike, Honda’s chairman and representative director, during a ...